Deadline for Submissions: June 29, 2017

The Association for Women in Slavic Studies (AWSS) will sponsor a panel at the next AATSEEL Conference in Washington, DC (Feb 1-4, 2018). If you are interested in submitting a paper or participating in a panel on a theme related to gender studies and/or queer theory, please email me a brief abstract at by June 29th.

Potential topics for a sponsored panel include, but are not limited to:
– The representation of gender and sexuality in Russian/Slavic prose, poetry, art, film, theatre
– Women’s writing of the 19th / 20th / 21st centuries
– Putin-era policies on the family and women’s rights
– Cross-dressing and gender-bending in Russian/Slavic literature, art, theatre